Nutrition Care -- Diabetes
Diabetes classes are held on the first Tuesday and Thursday of each month from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. at BACH. The classes are three hours and provide information about prevention, maintenance and control of diabetes. Patient’s PCM must submit a referral to attend one of the classes.
Individual appointments with a Diabetes Nurse Practicioner are available to provide informaiton about medication management/adjustments, education and counseling, and diabetes management. For more information, contact the Nutrition Care Division at 270-798-8600.
Gestational Diabetes Classes are held every Wednesday from 9-10:15 a.m. Please call 270-798-8600 for additional information.
Fit for Performance
Fit For Performance is a comprehensive weight management program designed to help Soldiers*:
Lose weight and/or meet their body fat standard as outlined in AR 600-9; Army Body Composition Program (ABCP)
Maximize military readiness and job performance
Lower risk of weight-related disease
Look and feel better
Through a series of six sessions, Soldiers will receive group and/or individual
Fit For Performance concentrates on 4 key areas that are essential for long-term weight loss success and these include: sleep, activity, nutrition, and mindfulness.
Soldiers remaining on the Fit For Performance program can expect a holistic approach to weight counseling with tips on meal planning, mindful eating, performance nutrition and the psychology of weight loss.
Upon completion of the mandatory nutrition counseling class (Session 1), a Soldier can choose to continue with Fit For Performance (the recommended best practice approach for optimum weight loss success) or select from other weight loss options as outlined in AR 600-9.
*Adult Army beneficiaries who are interested in Fit For Performance, may also contact Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Nutrition Care Division for space availability and potential participation.
For more information or to make an appointment, please call 270-798-8600.